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One video, three new ACerS-Wiley titles, and six facts about the book industry

By Eileen De Guire / November 11, 2014

ACerS announced the release of three new books published in conjunction with publishing partner Wiley on UHTCs, CMCs, and biomaterials.

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Unitecr’13 and PacRim10 proceedings now available in hardcover and e-Book format

By Eileen De Guire / March 19, 2014

The proceedings from PacRim and Unitecr are now available through the Wiley website.

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“The Magic of Ceramics,” plus new books on glass ceramics, composites and Ceramic Transactions volumes ready for shipping

By Eileen De Guire / October 17, 2012

If you describe yourself as a ceramic engineer or ceramic scientist, you are willing to be different, and you probably have had the experience of explaining to lay folk (like family) how the things you work on are different from the ceramic stuff the average person uses—whitewares, dishes, flower pots, etc. However, as we know,…

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Fine-tuning: NCSU/NSF group learns how to control phase formation of titanium dioxide at room temperature

By / June 29, 2012

A new technique allows researchers to control the phase of the titanium dioxide by modifying the structure of the titanium trioxide and sapphire substrate. Credit: Jay Narayan, NCSU; Appl. Phys. Lett. We have written several times in the past about the work of the NSF Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures at North Carolina State University…

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Customizing medical prostheses with mathematics and additive manufacturing

By Eileen De Guire / July 25, 2011

Topological optimization can be used to custom design prosthetic implants. Credit: Image created by Janet Sinn-Hanlon, Beckman ITG, University of Illinois Mathematics—the common language of science and engineering—often proves to be the doorway between disciplines. The common ground between a skyscraper, an airplane wing, and facial bones may not seem obvious until one realizes that from…

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Quantum dots and microneedles: A possible new approach to diagnosing skin disease

By / August 30, 2010

Microneedles fabricated with two-photon polymerization:Credit: Royal Society of Chemistry I first covered ACerS member Roger Narayan’s work in the field of two-photon polymerization a little more than a year ago in a story for ACerS’ membership magazine, the Bulletin. For several years, Narayan, a professor in the Joint Biomedical Engineering Department that is connected with…

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Roger Narayan – Tissue Engineering and Laser Processing of Bioceramics

By / July 10, 2009

Roger Narayan is young researcher working in the field of tissue engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering jointly operated by the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University.

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